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The Irish Tour 2012 - Leg 1: The Western Open Starts Mar. 1

Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar, the venue for the Irish Tour Leg 1

The beautiful Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar in County Mayo is the venue for the first leg of the inaugural Irish Tour 2012, dubbed the Western Open. Between March 1-4 there will be a total of six tournaments running, two of them satellites, with the highlight being the €260+€40 3-Day Main Event that has a guaranteed prize pool of €30,000.

The Western Open, the first of five legs on the Irish Tour, kicks off on March 1 with a €25+€5 rebuy satellite to the Main Event. The Main Event runs from Friday 2 March until Sunday 4 March and sandwiched in between are a €125+€25 No Limit Hold'em event, a €100+€20 No Limit Hold'em event, a €50+€10 No Limit Hold'em turbo tournament and a €50+€10turbo satellite to a future Irish Tour Main Event.

As mentioned, this is the first of five legs on the Irish Tour with it set to drop anchor in Dublin amongst other Irish cities between now and the Grand Final in late November.

Irish Tour 2012 - Leg 1: The Western open Schedule

Thu 1 Mar20:00€25+€5Super satellite to Main Event
Fri 2 Mar18:00€260+€40No Limit Hold'em Main Event
Sat 3 Mar13:00 Main Event - Day 2
Sat 3 Mar16:00€125+€25No Limit Hold'em
Sat 3 Mar21:00€50+€10Turbo satellite to any Irish Tour Main Event
Sun 4 Mar12:00 Main Event - Day 3
Sun 4 Mar15:00€100+€20No Limit Hold'em
Sun 4 Mar19:00€50+€10No Limit Hold'em - Turbo

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